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2 bed flat to rent

£895 pcm (£207 pw)

Botany Lodge, Stevenage SG1

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Property features

  • No Agent Fees
  • Students Can Enquire
  • Property Reference Number: 349838

Property description

Property Reference: 349838.

Large two double bedroom apartment in the heart of Great Ashby. The apartment is also within the catchment area of the highly sought after Round Diamond Primary School. This property is in an ideal location close to local shops and amenities. Also comes with two allocated parking spaces in private car park.

Very local amenities/attractions

Budgens, salon, barbers, pharmacy, restaurant, takeaway

White goods

Fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher

Public transport links

8-minute drive to A1 North

8-minute drive to Stevenage train station

25-minute bus (SB3) to Stevenage bus station (departs every 10-12 mins)

23-minute bus (SB7) to Stevenage bus station (departs every 20 mins)

Local schools

1 minute walk to the Round Diamond Primary School

20-minute walk to The Leys Primary & Nursery School


Stevenage has an Old Town and New Town, The Old Town has a traditional High Street with a varied range of shops, and has residential areas located to both sides of the High Street with properties ranging in age from Victorian to modern. The New Town has a pedestrian shopping precinct benefiting from a wide cross section of individual shops and national retail outlets. The Stevenage Leisure Park has a bowling alley, choice of eating establishments, multiplex cinema and night clubs. The Gordon Craig Theatre lies between the town and the mainline railway station which has fast links to Londons Kings Cross and North East coast destinations. The A1M has two Stevenage junctions 7 and 8 and nearby Hitchin, Welwyn Garden City and Letchworth Garden City also offer a wide range of restaurants, leisure facilities and shopping.

Cats only - As the flat only has 2 bedrooms and is situated at the far end of the building without a grassy area outside, a dog would not be suitable for this property. (Carpets will need to be professionally cleaned at the end of the contract.)



Housing Benefit

Summary & Exclusions:
- Rent Amount: £895.00 per month (£206.54 per week)
- Deposit / Bond: £895.00
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathrooms
- Property comes unfurnished
- Available to move in from 01 April, 2018
- Minimum tenancy term is 6 months
- Maximum number of tenants is 2
- No DSS / Housing Benefit Applicants
- Students welcome to enquire
- Pets considered / by arrangement
- No Smokers
- Family Friendly
- Bills not included
- Property has parking
- No Garden Access
- EPC Rating: D

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Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £293,221 Sales 676 Current average value £302,255 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£1,455 ▼ -0.48%

Property value data/graphs for SG1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £496,890 £332 4.0 £460,623
Semi-detached £356,927 £352 3.1 £355,700
Terraced £273,415 £320 2.9 £280,381
Flats £186,870 £313 1.6 £200,633

Current asking prices in SG1

Average: £286,286
Avg. current asking prices in SG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £206,500
Flats £174,175
- -
All £177,113

Current asking rents in SG1

Average: £924 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £571 pcm
£1,016 pcm
£1,211 pcm
- -
Flats £715 pcm
£1,011 pcm
- - -
All £683 pcm
£1,013 pcm
£1,211 pcm
- -

Fun facts for SG1

Highest value in SG1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Woodfield Road £1,017,611
Rectory Lane £898,910
Daltry Road £760,688
Mathews Close £759,813
Chancellors Road £693,492
Highest turnover in SG1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Knott Close 69.4%
Snowdonia Way 62.2%
Wensum Road 52.4%
Haybluff Drive 50.0%
Gunnells 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Stevenage

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 80% (198 ratings)

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  • currently 4 stars
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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Stevenage (2.5 miles)
  • Hitchin (4.3 miles)
  • Letchworth Garden City (4.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (9.2 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (17.6 miles)
  • London City Airport (30.9 miles)
  • Blackfriars Millennium Pier (29.1 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (29.2 miles)
  • Embankment Pier (29.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Round Diamond Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • The Leys Primary and Nursery School (0.4 miles)
  • Martins Wood Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Freman College (6.3 miles)
  • Samuel Whitbread Academy (9.7 miles)
  • Meridian School (11.0 miles)
  • The Nobel School (1.2 miles)
  • Barclay School (1.7 miles)
  • Marriotts School (1.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,116 Monthly total

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £350,000 Contents value up to £70,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£133/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £24 Electricity £33 Estimated energy cost £57/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 8200 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

North Hertfordshire

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £127 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £13 Sewerage £13 Estimated water cost £26 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.


Rental cost £895 /mo Additional one-off fees also apply

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